Etymology
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levitation (n.)

1660s, noun of action from Latin levitas "lightness" (see levitate) + -ion.

updated on June 27, 2016

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Definitions of levitation from WordNet

levitation (n.)
the phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by apparently supernatural means;
levitation (n.)
movement upward in virtue of lightness;
levitation (n.)
the act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means;
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